ToolBox : February 2010
What Linear wave sampler
Why Offers 44.1kHz/16-bit sound quality, improved DSP effects, a more
versatile pattern sequencer, and easier data management.
How Includes 29 DSP effects (filter, delay, unique voice effects,
subsonic, and looper) that switch seamlessly for a smooth
performance. Twelve trigger pads, three control knobs, and a Sub
Pad for rapid triggering allow DJs, musicians, and sound engineers to
trigger samples and jingles, and apply effects on the fly at a club, gig,
Lexicon PCM Native Reverb Plug-in Bundle
What Reverb plug-ins
Why Provides seven Lexicon reverb algorithms that are designed to
deliver the highest level of sonic quality and function while offering all
the flexibility of native plug-ins.
How It includes unique plug-ins for each reverb including: Vintage
Plate, Plate, Hall, Room, Random Hall, Concert Hall, and Chamber,
and comes with over 950 studio presets.
ProducerLoops Pop Dan Sik
What Pop loops and samples
Why It blends electronic vibes with euro dance flavors
and club hall Top 40.
How The kits are presented in ACID/WAV and Apple
Loops formats. Each kit contains a full sample mix plus all
of the elements separated. This collection also includes
single hit samples in Battery 2, Kontakt 2, E-mu, Halion,
and SoundFont formats.
Waves Vocal Rider
What Plug-in for mixing
Why Sets steady vocal and
dialog levels automatically.
How The user sets the target
range of the vocal level in
relation to the rest of the mix.
Vocal Rider then compensates
for all deviations from the target,
raising or lowering the
vocal volume, instantly. Unlike
compression, Vocal Rider
adds no coloration to the
Price $400 Native, $800 TDM
Yamaha DTX-Multi 12
What Electronic percussion pad
Why Responds to the dynamics of a drummer’s performance
and the staggered layout makes it easy to hit the
How Split-level multi-pad that adapts sound technology
from the flagship Motif XS synthesizer and the
DTXTREME III drum trigger module, and lets drummers
and percussionists enjoy three modes of play: with sticks,
hands, or fingers.
Voxengo GlissEQ 3.0
What Dynamic equalizer plug-in
Why Boosting up the highs will not create the
fatiguing effect of overload; boosting up the
lows will not make things sound mushy. Instead,
you get a transient-emphasizing effect bringing
life and dimension to your tracks.
How Filters with dynamic behavior, realtime
spectrum analysis, up to 32 filter bands, internal
channel routing, and 64-bit floating point
Price $99, $59 for upgrade
Why New microphone line with
a unique design and the wellknown
Series The new mics have a flask
shape with built in shockmount
and unique capsule. JZ has
three different models, the V-
67, V-47, and V-12. Each mic is
intended to have a vintage
sound reminiscent of the U67,
U47, and C-12.
Square State Solid State Equalizer model one b
What Hardware EQ
Why Combines inductor-based topology with a high-speed op amp design.
How Low, mid, and high bands offer a substantial amount of cut/boost (nearly 20dB) at useful frequencies (six per
band), while still behaving musically when pushed to extremes. The switchable low and high frequency bands offer
bell and shelf shapes for maximum versatility.